Monthly Archives: July 2015

Existing Home Prices Hit All Time Nominal High

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through July 25th Global stocks sank over the week on fears of slowing growth in China and mixed earnings reports.  The S&P 500 fell 2.2% and the Dow dropped 2.9% for the week.  Internationally, … Continue reading

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Home Construction Jumped 9.8% in June

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through July 18th Global stocks posted another week of gains on an agreement with Greece and its creditors and positive earnings news.  The S&P 500 gained 2.4% and the Dow rose 1.8% for the … Continue reading

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Microsoft to Cut 7,800 Jobs

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through July 11th Global markets rallied to end the week on the news that an agreement between Greece and its creditors was close.  The S&P 500 was flat and the Dow edged up 0.2% … Continue reading

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Aetna to Purchase Humana for $34B

Financial News and Portfolio Management Discussion through July 3rd Greece’s decision to put the bailout terms to a referendum and default on an IMF loan weighed on world stock markets.  The S&P 500 and Dow sank 1.2% for the week.  … Continue reading

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